The Elephant already at home

Happiness cannot be found through great effort and willpower,

But is already present

In relaxation and letting go. 

Don’t strain yourself, there is nothing to do.

As soon as you relax this grasping,
there is space – open, inviting and comfortable.

So make use of it. Everything is already yours.
Search no more.

Don’t go into the inextricable jungle
looking for the elephant who is already quietly at home.

Lama Gendun Rinpoche, Happiness

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